Apple Watch 1 (and 2)

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    This is an interesting question.

    "Cops to treat it as a mobile phone, lawyers say it’s a grey area"

    http://www.news.com.au/technology/g...-its-a-grey-area/story-fnda1lbo-1227317862442

     
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    Mine arrived.

    It's nicer than I anticipated. :thumbup: :D

    The leather band which I thought was rubbish cardboard when I tried it on in the store is actually a bit nicer now I've attached it to my wrist.

    It's definitely not as straight forward to just pick up and use as an iPhone, but that makes sense given it's much more limited input options. First impressions are they've done very well with the limited interface, pleasantly surprised to see it's up to Apple's usual high standards for UI.
     
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    I thought for a second you had that on the wrong way around :lol:

    Looks good though.....and tbh I actually don't mind the blingy strap :thumbup:
     
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    So beautiful

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    Yeah it has grown on me!

    I just did a quick follow up video after using it for a day.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pytJ_RZBrM
     
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    I'm getting all sorts of comments on mine:

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    hehe very nice, is that the limited edition $100k model? :D
     
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    Got mine. Just got the base sport edition.

    Once you spend about 20 minutes using it, you get the hang of it. Quick replies to text messages is cool for functional meeting.

    Good to see more apps coming out with support, including Skype today. One of the best apps is Pulse VIC so I can see the next train coming and coundown to arrive, so I know if I have time for a coffee or not before in the morning.

    I've also used Trello on it, which I use everyday, responding is easy, it would be good to see better creation of checklists, but I think Wunderlist has this also.

    I think it's early days, can't wait to see all the other apps coming. Interesting to note no Google apps for launch.

    I couldn't bring myself to pay more than $500 for this, especially for a 1st version of the product. It's more interesting to see real life applications and productivity improvements if any, and the fact there will probably be a better version out next year.

    And as soon as Apple Pay gets here this is going to rock.
     
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    any lefties here using one yet on their right wrist? interested to know how that works
     
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    I played with one at the Apple Store... and unfortunately I just think it's not very aesthetically pleasing. Thick square shape with the bordered screen didn't do it for me.

    I'm also not sure of the whole crown interface thing. The product just doesn't feel like an Apple product to me. Not refined (laggy at times), watch faces aren't that great (software updateable though) and the interface was meh. Notifications would drive me crazy.

    Maybe with software updates and an improved hardware design it may become tempting.
     
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    I had simiarish feelings after spending 2 minutes playing with one, but after spending the weekend with it on my wrist I absolutely love it.

    Notifications aren't the distraction I had anticipated, I'm finding it a great way to filter immediately without having to pull my phone out of my pocket to find out whether or not it's important.
     
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    The new controversy is here...

    "Fixgate: Apple Watch is irreplaceable, but not in a good way"

    http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/...le-but-not-in-a-good-way-20150427-1mu3m1.html

    Why would it? Break it that's your own fault.
     
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    "Fixgate" ?

    What the hell? Journalists need to stop with this -gate crap, and save it for when something is actually a big deal.
     
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    haha, yeah gates

    If your stainless steel Apple Watch is scratching up, that's perfectly normal

     
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    New Apple product releases are scorn by two types of dickhead, the type that think an Apple device is somehow some precious item forged in a mountain made of Logan virgins and unicorn juice and have a cry when it has a slight tiny blemish due to regular wear and tear, and people jumping on the "Haha what an iSheep omg" bandwagon just because some shitty journalist somewhere made some shit article about some iDevice breaking is some weird way.

    Like that "bendgate" crap, so much publicity for... nothing. What, one phone bent or something?

    Also, if you bend your phone due to sitting on it in tight jeans, why would you cry about it? It's a bloody phone. If something worth $1000 is so precious to you, maybe you can't afford it?
     

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